Canadian utility Ontario Power Generation has awarded a contract to GE Renewable Energy to perform a major overhaul and upgrade of two units at its 205-MW Little Long hydroelectric plant near Kapuskasing, Ontario.
Renewable energy developer Cube Hydro Partners will partner with GE Renewable Electric to install a trio of aerating turbines at the High Rock hydropower plant in North Carolina.
International conglomerate General Electric has announced that John Flannery, current president and CEO of GE Healthcare, will replace current GE head Jeff Immelt, pending Immelt's retirement at the end of this year.
GE Renewable Energy has signed a contract with Forces Motrices de la Gougra SA to replace three horizontal motor generators at the 69-MW Mottec hydroelectric plant in Switzerland.
Global manufacturer GE Renewable Energy has been awarded a pair of service contracts for modernization work at hydropower plants in Vietnam and China.
GE Renewable Energy has been awarded more than US$2.25 million in a European Economic Area grant to support hydroelectric power research and development at its Spanish entities.
Switzerland's 1,000-MW Linthal pumped-storage hydropower plant has been successfully synchronized to the Swiss grid, according to equipment supplier GE Renewable Energy.
General Electric has been awarded a contract by the China Three Gorges Corp. to supply equipment for the 10.2-GW Wudongde hydropower project.
GE Renewable Energy has been awarded a contract to supply three bulb turbine-generators for Mexico's 240-MW Chicoasen 2 hydroelectric plant.